Cortez

Saddlemaker serves as Mesa Verde artist

Lisa Skyhorse, a full-time saddlemaker for 40 years, will serve as Mesa Verde National Park’s artist in residence Sept. 14–27. Skyhorse will give a free public presentation of her unique art on...

DATE: Sept. 24, 2015 | CATEGORY: Living

Yep, Top 10 again

Name a list that has something to do with the best offering of outdoor pursuits, and Durango has a good chance of being on it. This time, it’s National Geographic Traveler with “America’s 10 Best...

DATE: Sept. 24, 2015 | CATEGORY: Living

Fruits of fall

It’s the peak of the season at the Durango Farmers Market, and display tables are overflowing with a cornucopia of healthy produce. But despite the dazzling array of color and mouth-watering stacks...

DATE: Sept. 24, 2015 | CATEGORY: Living

Q&A: Artist teams up with legend Taj Mahal

Dove Creek-based painter Cody Lyon is debuting 21 of her original works on Oct. 3 at Olio, alongside a special guest: blues legend Taj Mahal.Lyon, a Southwest Colorado native, who lives and works...

DATE: Sept. 24, 2015 | CATEGORY: Living

Negative factor

The Colorado Supreme Court ruled Monday against a group of parents that had argued in a lawsuit that the Legislature’s use of the “negative factor” to cut school funding violated the voters’ wishes...

DATE: Sept. 24, 2015 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Community Calendar

Email announcements to news@the-journal.com and include “Community Calendar” in the subject field. Items submitted less than two weeks in advance will be less likely to be published. Entries and...

DATE: Sept. 24, 2015 | CATEGORY: Community Calendar

October Storytime them is ‘Seasonal Change’

For The Cortez Journal “Seasonal Change” is the October theme of the Raising Readers Storytime at the Cortez Public Library, located at 202 N. Park St., Cortez The preschool Storytime program is...

DATE: Sept. 24, 2015 | CATEGORY: Education

Transportation grant funds available for students

For The Cortez Journal Mesa Verde National Park has announced the availability of transportation funding assistance for local schools who wish to bring students to the park. Mesa Verde was awarded...

DATE: Sept. 24, 2015 | CATEGORY: Living

Musician Marilyn Kroeker returns as Mesa Verde artist in residence

For The Cortez Journal Musician and vocalist Marilyn Kroeker will serve as Mesa Verde National Park’s Artist in Residence from Sept. 28 through Oct. 11. Marilyn and her band, Sweetwater Station,...

DATE: Sept. 24, 2015 | CATEGORY: Living

Free entrance to Mesa Verde National Park on Saturday

For The Cortez Journal Mesa Verde National Park will offer free admittance on Saturday, National Public Lands Day. The annual event encourages everyone to get outside and enjoy the outdoors....

DATE: Sept. 24, 2015 | CATEGORY: Living

Bluff annual arts fest is Oct. 16-18

For The Cortez Journal The small town of Bluff, Utah, celebrates its 11th Annual Arts Festival Oct. 16-18. The weekend will be packed with free and almost free events – an evening of storytelling...

DATE: Sept. 24, 2015 | CATEGORY: Living

Clampers honor Mitchell Springs

Located south of Cortez, Mitchell Springs once provided area residents and travelers with water. The site will be commemorated on Saturday. Near the intersection of South Oak Street and County Road...

DATE: Sept. 24, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

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